5 Mistakes Patients Make When Getting Ankle Ligament Surgery

As you can see, Ankle Ligament Surgery is not as simple as it sounds. There are many things that can go wrong.

Common Mistakes Patients Make When Getting Ankle Ligament Surgery:
• Not getting enough rest
• Not warming up the ankle before surgery
• Not getting a second opinion. If your doctor isn’t up to date on the latest research
• Not telling your doctor about any medical conditions you have. If you have a heart condition, high blood pressure, diabetes or other issues that affect your ankle ligaments
• Not wearing the right type of footwear after surgery

Other Things to Consider with Ankle Ligament Surgery

Besides the above mistakes, there are other things patients should know before heading to the hospital for ankle ligament surgery

• You’ll have to do a lot of physical therapy (PT) after surgery
• You’ll want to try as hard as possible to avoid putting weight on your foot or ankle for at least 6 weeks after surgery
• You’ll want to wear a brace for at least 6 weeks after surgery

If you have any questions about ankle surgery, talk to our doctor at SBF Sports & Hand Centre. You can also go visit our website or send email us at [email protected]
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